Overall: 12 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. ( 30.8 x 28.6 cm )
printed: all over: "THE EFFECT OF PRINCIPLE/ BEHOLD THE MAN/ GEORGE WASHINGTON, / BORN 11th February O S 1732.../ E PLURIBUS UNUM/ COMMERCIAL UNION/ THE BRITISH LION"
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with a full-length portrait of George Washington beneath a tapestry and above three vignettes in indigo ink on a white ground; vignettes represent a lion with a flag, a ship on the ocean, and an American bald eagle armorial; text on either side of the portrait, portion of the Farewell Address to the left, obituary to the right.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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